a county in central England. 854 sq. mi. (2,210 sq. km).
- Also Nottingham, Notts [nots]. /nɒts/.
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How to use Nottinghamshire in a sentence
He stayed at the place for about a year, then went to Carlton, in Nottinghamshire, and afterwards to Whitby.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
The change of policy is illustrated by the case of the framework knitters of Nottinghamshire.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
Mr. Marmaduke goes posting off to Nottinghamshire, and comes back inside the duke's own carriage.Richard Carvel, Complete | Winston Churchill
On the northern border of Nottinghamshire stands the little town of Scrooby.The Hand of Providence | J. H. Ward
Gypsum occurs in the red marl in the isle of Axholme, and various other places in Nottinghamshire.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for Nottinghamshire
an inland county of central England: generally low-lying, with part of the S Pennines and the remnant of Sherwood Forest in the east. Nottingham became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Nottingham. Pop (excluding Nottingham): 755 400 (2003 est). Area (excluding Nottingham): 2086 sq km (805 sq miles): Abbreviation: Notts
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